Sharp launches innovative new solutions for household and enterprises Eunice Isobel Lee July 3, 2019 Features Yesterday, in a media touch-and-see conference, Sharp Philippines launched products under four different categories—entertainment, business solutions, clean and comfort, and health and beauty. First up, Sharp has finally released an 8K LED TV to the Philippine market. We got to witness first-hand the crystal clear images, vibrant color on the 8K TV. Side-by-side demonstrations against a 4K TV makes a strikingly different experience altogether. With the Sharp patented AI revelation engine and original panel with IGZO, the TV has an extremely high resolution of 33 million pixels. Pioneering 8K technology, with research and development beginning in 2009, Sharp launched the first 8K LED TV in Japan, China, and Europe in 2017. Now, on its second generation, Sharp hopes to tap other markets including the Philippines. The Aquos 8K is fitted with the latest version of Android TV, allowing you to play games, stream online content, and project your other devices on to it. The Aquos 8K comes in 60, 70, and 80 inches. As for the retail price, “It is definitely below 1 million [pesos],” says Sharp Philippines president and general manager, Kazuo Kito coyly. demonstrating the SS1 personal audio device Aside from the Aquos 8K, Sharp also debuted an ear-free and hands-free personal audio device, the SS1. Using acoustic vibration, the “earpiece” doesn’t even have to be on your ears for you to enjoy your favorite tunes. Under business solutions, Sharp launched various displays such as the all-in-one display, videowall, and 4K Aquos—all for digital signage. For meetings and conferences, the Sharp big pad has an interactive touch display monitor for easy collaboration. Additionally, under the Toshiba brand, they also launched the Dynabook. With 360-degree hinges, the laptop can transform into a tablet and is portable at only 15.4 mm thin. The Healsio Hotcook For their Clean and Comfort line, Sharp launched a series of home appliances such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines, and air conditioners. And for Health and Beauty, they debuted the Helsio Hotcook, a smart, automatic cooker which can prepare a variety of meals. Alongside it, is the Vacuum blender and electric ovens. To roundup the selection, several beauty appliances were also debuted.